Out of the total 31, 064,292,000 shillings, Education and Sports Department take the lion’s share of 13,401,589,000 shillings representing 43.1 percent followed by Administration Department that gets 7,293,821,000 shillings representing 23.5 percent.
District Local Government has proposed a draft budget of 31 billion shillings
for the 2021/2022 financial year.
draft budget was passed on Tuesday morning from Gulu District Council Hall
by Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the outgoing Gulu District Chairman during the full
of the total 31, 064,292,000 shillings, Education and Sports Department takes the lion’s share of 13,401,589,000 shillings representing 43.1 percent followed
by Administration Department that will get 7,293,821,000 shillings representing
Resources Management and Trade, Industry and Local Development got the least
budget allocation of 288,072,000 and 121,433,000 shillings, representing 0.9 and
0.4 percent respectively.
are Health Department with 4,000,479,000 shillings, Production and Marketing
with 1,837,431,000 shillings, Roads and Engineering with 1,233,362,000 shillings and
Water Department with 1,001,870,000 shillings, among others.
Ojara Mapenduzi, the outgoing Gulu District Chairman says the proposed budget
has taken into consideration the vision 2040 of the National Development Plan
whose goal is to increase households’ income and improve quality of life and
the District Development Plan 2021/2021 -2024/2025.
to Ojara, Gulu District's strategic objectives for financial year 2021/2022 are
to provide good governance, ensure accountability and transparent local government
in the management of service delivery, to ensure households have stable income
and sustainable food security, and to provide socio –economic infrastructure for development,
proposed budget of the 31 billion shillings for the 2021/2022 financial year
for Gulu is lower that the one for financial year 2020/2021 which was
Stella Lallam, the Councilor V for Awach, Patiko and Palaro Sub –Counties in
Gulu told URN in an interview that the proposed budget is too meager for the
district considering the fact that the district headquarters is shifting from
Gulu town to Awach Sub –County and that priority should be given to important
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Akena, the Gulu District Education Officer whose department took the lion’s
share of the budget says they shall be able to pay teachers’ wages and build